Business Analysis Practices Around the World

  • 19 Mar 2014
  • 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
  • The Timber Room, Wegmans, King of Prussia


  • Member of IIBA and of the Philadelphia Chapter
  • Employee of a Philadelphia Chapter-sponsoring company
  • Not a member of the Philadelphia Chapter
  • Student with current student ID
Business Analysis Practices Around the World: How the Profession Has Grown Around the World and Plans for Future Growth

Part 1. After the Fall: Business Analysis Practice in Post-Communist Latvia

For slides from this presentation and related documents, visit

After the collapse of the Soviet Union, Latvia very early adopted current technology, and now ranks among the top ten countries with the fastest average broadband speed. Business analysis followed.

The IIBA Greater Philadelphia Chapter is pleased to host our first intercontinental speaker.

Presenter Gundega Lazdane is President and co-founder of the Latvia Chapter of the IIBA. She was the first BA in the Baltic countries to receive her CBAP. In addition to her Business Analyst position at Financial Management Solutions Ltd. (FMS), where she manages the Business Analysis group, she is an instructor in business analysis at the Baltic Computer Academy in Riga.  FMS is ISO 9001:2008 certified for quality management.

For the Latvia Chapter's Facebook page, visit .

Part 2. State of the Organization Chat

Presenter Kevin Brennan is Executive Vice President and Chief Business Analyst of IIBA. He is one of the organization's key leaders and key thinkers. He leads many IIBA initiatives and is a speaker at conferences all over the world, inspiring business leaders and BAs with his insights and commitment to IIBA.

Kevin will highlight some of our new values and new strategies for the organization.

Wegmans is located at 1 Village Drive, King of Prussia 19406. The Timber Room is next to the Pub.

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